Webcam Workouts

WORKOUT

YOU NOW HAVE NO EXCUSE NOT TO WORKOUT THIS HOLIDAY SEASON.
PEOPLE ARE EXERCISING ANYWHERE THEY CHOOSE WITH NEW WEBCAM WORKOUTS.
THESE ONLINE WORKOUTS COME WITH A PERSONAL TRAINER WHO MOTIVATES YOU “IN REAL TIME” ON YOUR SMARTPHONE.
IT’S PERFECT FOR PEOPLE WHO DON’T HAVE TIME TO GO TO THE GYM OR TRAINERS WHO DON’T WANT TO RENT OUT SPACE.

High Cholesterol & Cancer

BREAST CANCER

THERE MAY BE A LINK BETWEEN HIGH CHOLESTEROL AND BREAST CANCER.

A BYPRODUCT OF CHOLESTEROL CAUSES BREAST CANCER TO GROW AND SPREAD IN WOMEN.

THAT’S ACCORDING TO RESEARCHERS AT THE DUKE CANCER INSTITUTE.
THEY SAY…THE MOLECULE ACTS LIKE THE HORMONE ESTROGEN – -WHICH CAUSES THE CANCER TO GROW.
RESEARCHERS ALSO FOUND THAT ANTI-CHOLESTEROL DRUGS…LIKE STATINS….REDUCES THE RISK OF BREAST CANCER.

Source: 20 Second VO

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131128141357.htm

Marissa Alexander Out On Bond

Marissa-Alexander-sentenced

A FLORIDA WOMAN WHO WAS SENTENCED TO 20 YEARS IN PRISON IS NOW OUT ON BOND AND WAITING FOR A NEW TRIAL.
MARISSA ALEXANDER WENT TO JAIL AFTER FIRING A WARNING SHOT INTO A WALL DURING AN ARGUMENT WITH HER ABUSIVE HUSBAND.
SHE SAYS…SHE WAS DEFENDING HERSELF UNDER FLORIDA’S “STAND YOUR GROUND LAW.”
HER CASE GAINED NATIONAL ATTENTION WHEN HER SUPPORTERS COMPARED IT TO THE SELF-DEFENSE CASE OF GEORGE ZIMMERMAN.

Source: 20 Second VO

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/11/28/3784933/marissa-alexander-released-from.html

Could How Heavily Or Lightly You Drink Be Determined By Your Genes?

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ON THE HEALTHWATCH THIS MORNING
A GENE MUTATION COULD MAKE YOU MORE LIKELY TO DRINK,
BRITISH RESEARCHERS SAY THEY FOUND A GENE IN MICE THAT HELPS REGULATE ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION.
AND WHEN THE GENE EVEN HAS THE SLIGHTEST PROBLEM — THE MICE HAD A HIGHER DESIRE TO DRINK.

Source: 20 Second VO

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2013/11/26/drinking-alcohol-genetic-_n_4343242.html

Sushi May Cause Health Issues

SUSHI

EATING SUSHI COULD RAISE YOUR RISK OF HEART DISEASE.
RESEARCHERS SAY THAT’S BECAUSE OF THE MERCURY THAT CAN BE FOUND IN FISH.
THE HIGHEST LEVELS OF MERCURY ARE FOUND IN TUNA, SHARK, MARLIN, AND SWORDFISH.
PAST RESEARCH HAS LINKED EATING SUSHI REGULARLY TO BRAIN AND NERVOUS SYSTEM PROBLEMS.

Source: 20 Second VO

http://www.medicaldaily.com/too-much-sushi-could-increase-risk-heart-disease-counteract-benefits-omega-3-fatty-acids-263696

23andMe To Stop Selling Tests

23-and-me

THE F-D-A IS ORDERING A PERSONAL GENETICS COMPANY TO STOP SELLING D-N-A TEST KITS.
REGULATORS SAY “23-AND-ME” IS VIOLATING FEDERAL LAWS.
THE SILICON VALLEY COMPANY PROMISES TO IDENTIFY ANCESTRY INFORMATION AS WELL AS HEALTH RISKS FOR MORE THAN 250 DISEASES.
BUT…THE F-D-A SAYS ONLY MEDICAL TESTS THAT IT HAS APPROVED ARE ALLOWED TO ADVERTISE THAT.
A SPOKESWOMAN FOR “23-AND-ME” ADMITS IT HAS NOT GOTTEN THE NEEDED APPROVALS.

Source: 20 Second VO

http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_24599820/google-backed-23andme-ordered-by-fda-stop-selling